Living with diabetes

How to look after your feet if you have diabetes

Foot health is vital for people with diabetes. Find out how to look after your feet and when to get help.

Diabetes and your child

If your child is diagnosed with diabetes, a diabetes care team will help you adjust.

Travelling with diabetes

Travelling with diabetes, including diet, taking medicines, vaccines, insurance and air travel.

Brian Hunte

'How diabetes affects my daily life'

Brian Hunte, 67, explains how he manages his diabetes by eating healthily and taking insulin.

Diabetes in pregnancy

Find out how type 1 and type 2 diabetes can affect you and your baby. Plus info on gestational (pregnancy) diabetes.

Diabetes and sport

Gary Blakie has type 1 diabetes. He's also represented the UK at the World Triathlon Age Group Championships.

Reduce your diabetes risk

Type 2 diabetes is linked to being overweight. A healthy diet can help reduce your risk.

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Services near you

Find addresses, phone numbers and websites for services near you


Teenage diabetes: Chandler's story

Chandler has type 1 diabetes. Find out how the condition has affected her life and the lives of those around her.

Media last reviewed: 25/04/2015

Next review due: 25/04/2017

Your NHS Health Check

Millions of people have already had their free "midlife MOT". Find out why this health check-up is so important

Lose weight

Weight loss resources to help you lose weight healthily, including the NHS 12-week diet and exercise plan